Airwar over Denmark

Airwar over Denmark

 By Søren C. Flensted


1939-1940 Updated 22/7-17
1941 Updated 28/1-18
1942 Updated 14/1-18
1943 Updated 15/2-18
1944 Updated 13/8-17
1945 Updated 13/3-17

1940 Updated 20/2-18
1941 New 15/2-18
1942 Updated 7/9-17
1943 Updated 13/10-16
1944 Updated 7/9-17
1945 Updated 30/5-17

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Bf 110B serial number 1790 crashed near Søsum 6/9 1940.

The aircraft belonged 2./ Erg. Zer. Gr. Vaerloese and was coded BA+LG.
T/o Værsøse Op: Gunnery training.

The aircraft crashed at a rye field belonging to Korsvejgaard Farm near the firing range at Søsum not far from Fliegerhorst Værløse with the loss of the crew.

Pilot Unteroffizier Josef Walch and Wop Gefreiter Franz Gabriel were both laid to rest in Kirke Værløse cemetery on 8/9 1940.
On 27/6 1944 they were transferred to the København Vestre cemetery.




On Heldengedenktag 1941 a detachment from Fliegerhorst Værløse visited the graves at Kirke Værløse cemetery.











Above pictures by Søren C. Flensted.


Sources: WASt, RL 2 III/769, VDK. Dairy of Tove Olsen 17/2000 at Furresø Arkiver.



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